Saturday, May 31, 2008
My little plants started growing inside - they're pepper plants, I hope they reach to the point of producing peppers. My garden outside has taken another hit from the Squirrels....I was suggested to try bone meal, so I'll be getting some of that later this weekend, and replanting my beans and carrots. Don't they look just gorgeous peaking out of the soil?
Lastly, my brand-spankin' new art easel came in this week! It's all set up pretty in my room right now, and I'm already using it:
Thursday, May 29, 2008
I think my favourite about of the bunch is the Pansy Posie necklace! It's just so gorgeous! :)
Monday, May 26, 2008
We did so much! Jays game (with all you can eat - what a great experience of a first time game!), hung out at a Torontonian's place (friend of ours), wedding, the Royal Ontario Museum and dinner.
Tons of pictures...I will be posting them later this evening or tomorrow, after I've been able to go through and edit them. The one I'm sharing is from the wedding. Overall: Great trip! I can't wait to do it again!
Friday, May 23, 2008
The most I've ever been to Toronto is to take the bus and transfer there. So this is the first time I'm actually visiting it! Yes, I know major sheltered life here. Plans are: Jays Game, Birthday Bash, Wedding, and then either the Royal Ontario Museum or the Hockey Hall of Fame (fingers crossed for dinosaurs!). I'm positive fun will be had at all! It's also my hunny's birthday this weekend too! So the trip is a semi-celebration for him :) I have the best gift for him! I wish I could post it now...but it's got to wait. I'm not sure if he checks here, and I don't want to ruin the surprise!
I'll be back Sunday night or Monday morning...I'm not sure what the computer access situation is - so lets just assume the worse; complete inability to access Etsy. This is going to be hard!
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Yellowcanoe, Erin, also has a blog that you can view: http://yellowcanoeblog.blogspot.com/
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
I've posted the clip from the movie, instead of The Beatles, because it's my second favorite part in the movie (first being, "I've Just Seen a Face")...and I love what happens during the song. I just smile every time I see it. It's like the perfect moment (minus the heartache that brought the characters to this moment, but never mind that)...and that Jim Sturgess is great!
My favorite piece are the Cherry Mint Spots coaster set; blue and red were definitely meant for each other!
Steph also has a blog where you can read up on her daily dabblings: http://glassygoodies.blogspot.com/
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Friday, May 16, 2008
My Favourite pieces would definitely have to be his animal pieces, although his still life work is equally as stunning.
Andy also has a blog: http://andymathis.blogspot.com/ where he writes about the goings of his life and work. What I feel makes his blog especially valuable, is that he posts about animals in his clinic that need new homes. Having adopted my sweetpea kitty, Oreo, who was abandoned and then picked up - I especially know how much orphan kitties need new homes and love. Oreo sat in his shelter for over 3 months, sigh, he's the most precious kitty ever - with quite the human personality, but he was an adult and not a kitten - and not many people take up an adult over a kitten; especially not a long haired adult.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
The painting on the side there is an old painting; I just wanted to have a picture in with this post :) It was my very modern rendition of Klimt's style.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
New painting - yip yip hurray! It's currently listed in my Jellybeans shop. I have a series of four coming soon; only one is left and then the series is done and will be posted. I have custom paintings that I am currently working on though, so it might be a little while until its done. The series is kind of a surprise, because it's a little new. Until then, please enjoy "All Together Now" :)
Note on the last post: I did purchase the painting easel mentioned. I can't wait to receive it! It's funny, because after shopping around locally, dickblick.com was cheaper - with customs, shipping and everything included - it's pretty awesome, I would give it a look if you're looking for supplies!
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Currently, I'm considering the Academy Lyptus Lobo Easel from Dickblick.com. It's made from Lyptus wood - which grows faster then other trees (ready for harvest in 14-16 years, opposed to 60 years), and new trees sprout from the stump of previous trees - so it's a eco-friendly choice; not to mention the price is definitely right!
Thursday, May 8, 2008
I just posted this painting in my artbyangie Etsy store.
This tree reflects changes that are coming to life. Everything in life changes with time, and there's nothing you can do about it. Sometimes this change is wanted, and sometimes these changes are hard to deal with - but regardless, change becomes accepted once you're ready. Sometimes you just need time to get ready.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
As you can see, I'm a fan of her cameo pieces, and I think her little love note in her necklace is adorable! I won't lie, it was really difficult trying to pick four of my favourites from her shop. There is an amazing amount of detail in each piece, and most - if not all - of the chains have a few beads Incorporated to add interest. Although her pieces have a vintage feel to them, they would pair up wonderfully with chic modern clothing, creating an original essence.
Monday, May 5, 2008
So, since the theme of this blog carnival is spring bloom, and I'm gardening, I'm going to feature some "garden" products from Etsy!
I absolutely adore the windowsill herb pots, and I think they would make wonderful gifts - they're the gift that literally keeps on giving, and who doesn't like fresh herbs all year round? The garden markers are, I find, very chic. Not only would they be beautiful to add to your garden, but much more durable then other markers, and reusable! The flower pot would be wonderful to grow some cute flowers in it - I'm especially fond of daisies, so I know it would be filled with those if I had my way! And the Bud vase would be perfect to put those daisies in!
Sunday, May 4, 2008
Friday, May 2, 2008
Thursday, May 1, 2008